Sociology 151: Violence in the Family
(Spring 2013)

Course Info

Course Information

Course: Sociology 151 Violence in the Family
Teacher: Steven Bean
School: San Jose State University
Time: Thursdays, 6:00pm-8:45pm
Location: DMH 231

Course Topics:

Subject Matter Content:  child physical abuse, child psychological abuse with an emphasis on how it constitutes violence, child sexual abuse, teen and adult domestic violence, teen and adult sexual violence and elder abuse

Applied Sociological Inquiry: 

  • Cross-disciplinary - sociological, anthropological, political, public health, medical/biological, psychological, legal
  • Scientific research as a key source of knowledge
  • Critical - the personal as political, essential questions

Skill Development:

  • Reading Comprehension, Social Science Literature - background, approach, theory and evidence
  • Writing, Summarization
  • Analytic Writing - from professional and personal perspectives
  • Writing, Structure/Organization, Syntax and Formal Persuasive Voice using theory and evidence
  • Working Cooperatively in a Team
  • Model-Building - logic models
  • Research - finding sources, evaluating sources
  • Budget Development
  • Digital Technology Tools:  web searches, spreadsheets, word processing


  • Mock Grant Proposal Presentation: Required - Budget Handouts Each group needs to bring 20 copies of the Budget section of your proposal to the final to give out as handouts to the audience.
    Posted May 9, 2013, 4:04 PM by Steven Bean
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  • Mock Grant Prop Rough Draft Group D.pdf   1098k - May 4, 2013, 6:04 PM by Steven Bean (v2)
  • SOCI 151 Mock Grant Prop Peer Review.pdf   433k - May 2, 2013, 5:43 PM by Steven Bean (v2)
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